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Rakesh Vazirani

TUV Rheinland
Head of Sustainability Services
Hong Kong
With the objective of connecting the dots between Risks (industry-specific, geographically-sensitive) AND Capital (Human, Material, and Environmental); Rakesh leads Sustainability Services for TUV Rheinland’s Products Business Unit spread across 12 countries. a) From measuring the carbon footprint of a product, to quantifying progress with energy efficiency of a process, or evaluating safety/quality/compliance/sustainability (social & environmental) practices, TUV Rheinland’s 20000 global employees enable safety during the interaction of Human, Technology, and Environment.b) After completing his Bachelors of Engineering in India, Rakesh gained experience about Supply chain traceability and environmental compliance with GE Aircraft Engines and TOSHIBA Japan, Digitization of Food Safety for US Fresh Produce Industry, and utilizing Analytical data of Environmental performance to support the execution of improvements for Textile and Electronics products & processes.
c) He has 15 years of international experience establishing solutions for 'Product Environmental Compliance', and 'Responsible Sourcing' while working and living in Germany and Japan.
d) Rakesh is member of European Union (EU) Technical Advisory Board (TAB) on Environmental Footprint’ (Expert group E03710) and ANSI's Virtual Technical Advisory Group Member (VTAG) ESG Ecosysteme)

Themes/Topics/Activities: ESG Due Diligence, Eco labels, Product Environmental Footprint (PEF), Circular Economy, Responsible Production